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King of the Yees @ KDT

King of the Yees @ KDT

Center stage there is a large door, painted a color known as Chinese Red. The ornate gold markings are Chinese characters. The King of the Yees takes us through this door and into a mulitverse of concepts about family, identity, history and politics. Lauren Yee has created a charming play; a tribute not just to her own father - the royalty of the title - but to her ancestors, all the 'cousins' [...]

MCLM – Black Talkies ‘Cabin in the Sky’

MCLM – Black Talkies ‘Cabin in the Sky’

This month Black Talkies on Parade presents one of our favorite classic films, the iconic musical Cabin in the Sky. This classic has an all-star cast that includes Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, and Louis Armstrong. The film tells the story of Little Joe Man, who after a deadly night of gambling is given six more months on earth to redeem his soul in order to enter heaven. [...]

CC Symphony Offers New Score for Chaplin’s “The Kid” – July 20

CC Symphony Offers New Score for Chaplin’s “The Kid” – July 20

The figure of Charlie Chaplin's The Tramp was known globally in Chaplin's day, and remains one of the most iconic figures in movies. Few have reached as many people as Chaplin did with The Tramp. A Chaplin/Tramp costume character strolls Hollywood Boulevard today. We know the figure, but do we know the character? The Tramp seems to always be in the midst of some crisis which is resolved [...]

Romeo and Juliet (with a Happy Twist) Celebrates CC Centennial in Carlson Park

Romeo and Juliet (with a Happy Twist)  Celebrates CC Centennial in Carlson Park

It’s been 19 years since a group of folks banded together to entertain the community in Carlson Park with free plays performed in the summer heat. This year, they’re paying Culver City back for its support by presenting five original plays scripted to celebrate its Centennial. “I thought Romeo and Juliet would reflect the heart of Screenland for the mainstage performance,” said CCPT [...]

One Book, One City, Jr. Filmmaking Workshop – July 22

One Book, One City, Jr. Filmmaking Workshop – July 22

The One Book, One City, Jr program, sponsored this summer by the Culver City Friends of the Library and based on the book Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney, is off to a great start! The first of three movie making workshops, conducted by Josh Blake, was well-attended and well-received. The second workshop, for kids grades 4-9, will be held on Saturday, July 22 at 2 pm in the meeting room of [...]

DeeLightful Does “The Little Mermaid” This Weekend

DeeLightful Does “The Little Mermaid”  This Weekend

Looking for some summertime fun and family entertainment? Come under the sea with us  in  the dee-Lightful Production of "Disney's The Little Mermaid, jr" at the Veterans' Memorial Auditorium, running July 12th- 15th. Three lovely actresses playing the mermaid Ariel, ages 9, 11, and 16, head up the three excellent casts of local kids singing, dancing and and floating through one of Disney's [...]

CCDAC Wants to Give Your Business an Award

CCDAC Wants to Give Your Business an Award

Do you know an individual, business, or organization in Culver City that deserves recognition for their services to people with disabilities? Culver City Council and the Culver City Disability Advisory Committee, through the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, would like to honor one individual and one business during activities planned for “Disability Awareness Month” in [...]

IWOSC Book Marketing Intensive

IWOSC Book Marketing Intensive

Last year, IWOSC offered an intensive, all-day seminar on the foundations of marketing your writing, organizing yourself for success, putting together a realistic marketing plan, treating a platform that engages your audience and sells books. This year, we want to dig deeper and focus on some actual book marketing case studies. Why has book marketing radically changed in just the past year? [...]

Dante @ Actors’ Gang Offers Student Night July 20

Dante @ Actors’ Gang Offers Student Night July 20

 Join Get Lit - Words Ignite and The Actors' Gang for a special performance of DANTE on Thursday, July 20 at 8pm with an exciting talk back afterwards and some free giveaways as well. Penned by college student and Get Lit poet Raul Herrera, featuring the Get Lit Players and Literati Fellows, the musical adaptation of Dante’s Inferno explores the power of young voices in our current culture. [...]

King of the Yees at Kirk Douglas Theater

King of the Yees at Kirk Douglas Theater

The world premiere production of “King of the Yees” will open at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. Written by Lauren Yee, directed by Joshua Kahan Brody and produced in association with Goodman Theatre, “King of the Yees” will continue through August 6, 2017. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Rammel Chan, Francis Jue, Angela Lin, [...]

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